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2012-2013 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Department of Music

Music with Performance Option (B.Music)



In order to graduate with an option in performance, students must earn a “C” or better in all music courses except those that are taken as electives. A course may be repeated once to meet this requirement.

This option comprises:

Additional Music Courses (6 credit hours)


And 2 credit hours from the following keyboard courses:


Recital (Audit Only)


Applied Study (28 credit hours)


All majors must enroll in Intermediate Applied Study. By the end of the sixth semester they must pass the Advanced Study Jury. Applied study then continues at the advanced level.

1. Instrumental Concentration


Instrumental Applied Study (28 credit hours)


Ensemble (9 credit hours, taken over 8 semesters)


Additional Course Work (10 credit hours)


  • Music Electives. Credits: 3
  • Electives. Credits: 2

And at least 2 hours from:


2. Keyboard Concentration


Keyboard Applied Study (28 credit hours)


Additional Course Work (14 credit hours)


  • Music Electives. Credits: 3

And at least 2 hours from:


3. Vocal Concentration


Vocal Applied Study (28 credit hours)


Additional Course Work (15 credit hours)


  • Foreign Language (eight credit hours 1101 or above)

And at least 2 hours from:


4. Composition Concentration


Instrumental, Keyboard, or Vocal Applied Study (8 credit hours)


5. Jazz Studies Concentration


Instrumental or Keyboard Applied Study (22 credit hours)


In addition to 18 credit hours of applied study on their primary instrument, 4 credit hours (2 semesters at 2 credit hours each semester) of MUS 3363A - Jazz Studies I or MUS 3363B - Jazz Studies II are required. For jazz keyboard majors, the applied study requirement is divided between traditional keyboard and jazz piano. The traditional keyboard requirement is four semesters (8 credit hours) or completion of the sophomore recital requirement. The remaining 14 credit hours of applied study is jazz piano.

Ensemble (8 credit hours, taken over 8 semesters)


Ensemble requirement for brass, woodwind, double bass, and percussionists:


Must include 4 credit hours from:

Additional Course Work (25 credit hours)


Introductory Applied Study (2 credit hours)

In addition to applied study on their primary instrument, students in the jazz studies concentration are also required to take two semesters of Introductory Applied Study on a secondary instrument. Saxophonists are required to take one semester of clarinet and one semester of flute.

Six credit hours from:


(At least 2 hours from MUS 0222 and 2 hours from MUS 3622 are required)

Note:


Students with an interest in teaching piano and/or certification by an organization such as Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) may be prepared through the fulfillment of the following courses: